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Crown copyright

Re-using Crown Copyright material

You may use and re-use the information featured on this website (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence but you must:

- re-use the information accurately
- acknowledge the source of the information
- not re-use the information in a deliberately misleading way
- not re-use the information for promotion or advertising purposes
- not imply endorsement by Historic Scotland, another government department or other public sector organisation
- not mimic the style and appearance of the original information, for example by replicating the look of Historic Scotland

We also encourage you to establish hypertext links to this website. Any enquiries regarding the use and re-use of this information resource should be sent to

Re-using third party material
Any material on this site which is identified as the copyright of a third party is not covered by Crown copyright. This is the case with some photographs. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned. The copyright status of items can be checked in advance of use by contacting

Linking to the Historic Scotland  website
Historic Scotland encourages users to establish links to the site. You don't have to ask for permission to do this.

Images, photography and video
Images and photographs on this site are subject to Crown copyright protection unless otherwise indicated (see for full terms & conditions on the reproduction of our images). You may re-use Crown copyright images subject to the conditions stated above. Images and videos on Historic Scotland’s Flickr site and Historic Scotland’s You Tube channel are subject to the licence restrictions shown on those sites, but are normally available to be re-used with attribution for non-commercial purposes only.

Further information
For further information on Crown copyright policy and licensing arrangements, see the guidance featured on OPSI's website.